A decade ago, calling someone a social justice warrior was merely a description, and in some cases, even a compliment.
If literature produces this sting, it also produces the cure.
“Concentrated power is not rendered harmless by the good intentions of those who create it.” - Milton Friedman
The communist ideology in its purest form might be separated from its implementations, but at what point does it’s awful track record discredit any attempts to advocate it?
Competing claims of being on God’s side are testing the limits of a liberal social order straining to accommodate militant believers.
'"Since you became a legal adult, have you ever made unwanted requests for sexual favors?"
Of his own citizens, he famously declared, “I wish the Roman people had but a single neck” so he could hang them all at once.
Let’s look at patterns of Russian policy stretching back over three centuries.
In the world of politics, people never learn, and they repeat the same species of mistakes in a perpetual cycle.
A deleted Star Wars scene reveals that, at least in the 1970s, George Lucas understood that free markets make free people.
Sarah Jeong, the most recent hire of the New York Times editorial board, suggested journalist Emily Yoffe should be banned 'from talking about rape ever again.'
No one should have to get a license or undergo an exam to qualify for access to a simple consumer product.
Given how much suffering to the innocents is prevented by punishing violent criminals with harsh sentences, it is apt to say, as a federal appeals court judge once did, that “He who is kind to the cruel is cruel to the kind.”
Among Christian leaders, Pope Francis has been at the forefront of arguing against the death penalty.
Rev. Darrell Scott, a Cleveland pastor and co-founder of the president’s National Diversity Coalition, said Donald Trump is “the most pro-black president that we’ve had in our lifetime.”
Failure is par-for-the-course when it comes to political prediction. Why?
We shouldn't be so surprised that Russia hacked the 2016 election. They've been at this for a while.
It wasn’t that long ago that the left praised socialist Venezuela as a model country, a good comparison to the mean, ruthless system of the United States. What happened?
A newly released Gallup poll shows that Americans are rapidly beginning to see porn as morally acceptable.
The fear created by the phrase “3D-printed guns” should not be allowed to override common sense.
A Canadian man lowered his premiums by $91 per month--simply by identifying as a woman on government forms.
On Tuesday, August 7, The Charlemagne Institute (Intellectual Takeout's parent organization) is inviting ALL high school and college students to our seminar 'America's Founding Principles'.
Words have power. Let us use our words to support the side of civility and decency.
We know this assessment isn’t what millions of suffering Venezuelans will want to hear, but Maduro may hold on to power for quite some time.
The post-millennials have arrived.
No one would deny that the American healthcare system desperately needs reform, but is a single-payer system like Britain's the way to go?
When is it acceptable to imitate an accent, and when is it taboo?
Ocasio will very likely go on to win her seat by a comfortable margin, but the real losers will be her constituents.